1. Victor Moses and the African Issues in World Football and Champions League

    It’s been an exciting week for African players and the continental game. The Cup of Nations qualifiers played out last week, but there are doubts about both the viability and the destination of the tournament...

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  2. 5 Bold Predictions for Champions League Matchday 3

    The Champions League returns this week with an exciting collection of matches. Two games into Europe’s premier club competition, and the group stages have already begun to take shape...

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  3. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and 5 African Players to Watch This Weekend

    After a break for international football, domestic action returns this weekend with a full schedule of matches across Europe. As ever, African competitors will be among the continent’s key protagonists...

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  4. From AFCON Champion to the Sack: Charting the Fall of Nigeria's Stephen Keshi

    Nigeria, like Ghana last month, opted to wait until a cathartic victory before dismissing their manager. Heading into their Cup of Nations qualifier against Sudan, Stephen Keshi ’s side had won only one of their previous eleven games...

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  5. Winners and Losers from Afcon Qualifiers

    International football continued across Africa on Wednesday with Round 4 of the qualification matches for the 2015 Cup of Nations. The continent’s schedule was jam-packed, with 14 games taking place within a seven-hour period...

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  6. 6 Headlines to Watch in the Midweek Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers

    Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers return on Wednesday with a full schedule of matches across the continent. The weekend’s fixtures brought some fine matches, spectacular goals and dramatic shocks...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 9 days ago 475 reads 0 comments

  7. Best and Worst of Weekend's Afcon Qualifiers

    Cup of Nations qualifiers resumed this weekend with a full schedule across the continent. We are currently at the halfway point of qualification for the continental showpiece in Morocco and the seven groups are beginning to take shape...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 10 days ago 481 reads 0 comments

  8. African Giants Set to Miss out on Cup of Nations

    At the halfway point of the group stage of 2015 Cup of Nations qualification, some of Africa’s major sides are in danger of missing out on the January showpiece in Morocco...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 11 days ago 4,074 reads 2 comments

  9. Yaya Toure's Form and Issues to Watch in AFCON 2015 Qualifiers

    The African Cup of Nations is only three months away, but as of yet, only hosts Morocco have been confirmed as participants at the continental high table. In a week’s time, that should all change...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 14 days ago 876 reads 0 comments

  10. 10 Players with Points to Prove in AFCON Qualifiers on October 10-11

    International football returns to Africa this weekend with rounds three and four of Cup of Nations qualification. During the opening series of matches, various players shone and several sides performed exceptionally...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 15 days ago 1,407 reads 1 comments

  11. 5 Players to Watch in AFCON Qualifiers on October 10-11

    African international football returns this week with the first of a series of Cup of Nations qualification doubleheaders...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 17 days ago 837 reads 0 comments

  12. 10 Key Talking Points in World Football for Weekend of September 27

    It was another intriguing weekend in world football. There were a number of intense derby matches, transfer rumours aplenty and a pair of continental Champions League semi-finals...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 21 days ago 2,883 reads 1 comments

  13. Top 15 African Players in the Champions League in the Past 10 Years

    During the first round of Champions League group-stage matches, two African players particularly stood out. As discussed in the African Football Weekly podcast , Gervinho and Yacine Brahimi both excelled for AS Roma and FC Porto respectively...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 23 days ago 2,875 reads 3 comments

  14. Samuel Eto'o and 5 African Players to Make an Impact on Major Derby Matches

    There are a number of engrossing derbies taking place in the football world this weekend. In the Premier League, Merseyside pair Liverpool and Everton will lock horns on Saturday ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 28 days ago 3,626 reads 1 comments

  15. Ranking the Top 20 Africans to Play in Serie A

    This article profiles the top 20 Africans to have played in Serie A. Over the years, many of the continent’s stars have plied their trade in Italy, and we hope to celebrate the best of them in this feature...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 30 days ago 2,601 reads 5 comments

  16. Yaya Toure's Manchester City Form Threatens Ivory Coast Rebuilding Operation

    Anyone who still believes in the fallacy of immortality in football ought to take a look at Yaya Toure. At the end of last season, the Ivorian midfielder was untouchable at Manchester City ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 month ago 1,056 reads 0 comments

  17. What Can AC Milan Realistically Expect from Michael Essien This Season?

    Nine years after he first arrived at Chelsea , Michael Essien left Stamford Bridge on a free transfer to AC Milan ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 month ago 3,344 reads 4 comments

  18. Gervinho and the 5 African Players to Watch in the 2014-15 Champions League

    The Champions League returns tonight, with Europe’s finest beginning to contest the group stage, all with the ambition of competing in the final on June 6 at the Olympiastadion in Berlin...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 month ago 302 reads 2 comments

  19. 10 Players with Points to Prove in 2014-15 Champions League

    The Champions League group stage returns this week with an enticing collection of high-profile matches. Real Madrid’s dramatic victory over city rivals Atletico in last season's ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 month ago 6,344 reads 9 comments

  20. Top 10 Transfers of African Players in the 2014 Summer Window

    The transfer window has now closed, and the international break has given new recruits a chance to bed-in at their new clubs and reflect on their futures within a fresh environment...

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  21. Winners and Losers from Afcon Qualifiers on September 10

    The African Cup of Nations qualifiers continued on Wednesday with a full programme of matches. Once again, as the groups begin to take shape, the contests were filled with goals and drama...

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  22. Yaya Toure and the Stars to Watch in AFCON Qualification This Week

    Qualification for the 2015 African Cup of Nations continues on Wednesday with a whole selection of matches across the continent...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 1 month ago 2,914 reads 2 comments

  23. AFCON Review: Cameroon on Track After World Cup Woe, but Nigeria Embarrassed

    Africa’s nations were in action on Saturday as qualification for the 2015 African Cup of Nations began with a bang...

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  24. Winners and Losers from Euro 2016 Qualifiers on September 7

    The World Cup remains fresh in the memory, but already competitive international football has returned with the beginning of qualification for Euro 2016...

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  25. Premier League Stars Who Could Be Decisive in AFCON Qualifiers

    African international football returns this weekend with a double series of qualifiers for the African Cup of Nations...

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